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NITI Aayog to organize India’s First Global Mobility Summit

NITI Aayog to organize India’s First Global Mobility Summit

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New Delhi: In a bid to move towards clean energy economy, NITI Aayog, in collaboration with various ministries and industry partners, is organizing ‘MOVE: Global Mobility Summit’ in New Delhi on 7th and 8th September, 2018.

This Summit will help drive government’s goals for vehicle electrification, renewable energy integration and job growth and also speed up India’s transition to a clean energy economy.

MOVE Summit aims to bring together and engage with key stakeholders within the rapidly transforming global mobility landscape and to evolve a public interest framework for a shared, connected, zero emission and inclusive mobility agenda for the future.

It further aims to encourage synergies between indigenous industries such as Automobile Manufacturing, Information Technology, Electronics, Telecommunications and others, to integrate with global supply chains and cement India’s position as a progressive, forwarding looking nation.

The Summit will constitute three designated components – The Conclave, the Expo and the Featured Events.

This will be the first Global Mobility Summit of its kind, with over 1,200 expected participants from across the world including Government leadership, Industry leaders, Research Organizations, Academia, Think Tanks and Civil Society Organizations.

The six themes identified for the summit are Asset Utilization and Services; Comprehensive Electrification ; Alternative Energy; Reinventing Public Transit ;Logistics and Goods Transport; Data Analytics and Mobility.

Vice-Chairman, NITI Aayog Rajiv Kumar said, “Nowhere in the world is there greater potential to accelerate the transition to a shared, connected and zero emission society than India. ‘MOVE’ will help catalyze the transition by laying down a futuristic road map”.

‘MOVEMENTUM’, the Expo will feature exciting future technologies and cutting edge innovations which will shape the mobility paradigm, showcasing India’s push towards transformative mobility solutions.

The Global Mobility Summit (GMS) Exhibition will offer a first-hand perspective on automotive solutions, upcoming trends in the logistics sector and will see participation from major global players as well as the Indian industry.

The exhibition will have sector-specific focus, showcasing global strengths in various dimensions looking to cater the growing demands of the world. The Expo with be set within a futuristic ‘Smart City’, presenting an immersive experience of future mobility.

The Summit also envisages mobility as a key driver for generating employment, accelerating economic growth & providing innovative solutions to improve efficiency and efficacy of transport sector.

NITI Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant said “Rapidly evolving technologies and business models are transforming the mobility sector. New pathways are emerging to provide clean, cost effective mobility services that create new jobs, reduce dependence on oil imports and achieve efficient land usage in cities. India has a leapfrog opportunity”.

NITI Aayog has also been working towards evolving a National Strategy for Transforming Mobility.

Source: knnindia.co.in
Anand Gupta Editor - EQ Int'l Media Network

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